Ontario Fishery Regulations, 1989
35 (1) Where a person engaged in commercial fishing catches fish the taking and possession of which are prohibited by these Regulations, the person shall, where the fish cannot be released alive into the waters from which they are taken, dispose of the fish in accordance with a direction issued pursuant to subsection (2).
(2) A fishery officer may direct in writing any person referred to in subsection (1)
(a) to donate the fish for a humanitarian or charitable purpose;
(b) to destroy the fish in a manner that will not pollute fisheries waters; or
(c) to dispose of the fish by any other means that is in keeping with the proper management and control of the fisheries and that will not result in an economic benefit to that person.
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